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Term 2


We would like to welcome you back after an enjoyable holiday. We trust that you have had a good break spending time with the family either at home or while traveling. 

We would also like to welcome any new families to our Clevedon community. Please feel free to come and meet with your child’s classroom teacher and find out more about the programmes and routines.


We have some exciting learning experiences planned for this term. Have a closer look at our exciting programme. 


Learner Dispositions

  • Revisiting the definitions

  • Finding examples of how we use the dispositions in our learning

  • Reflecting on our learning to identify how we are going and what to learn next. 



  • Geometry- 2D shapes, 3D shapes

  • Pattern and sequencing

  • Number and Strategies - number knowledge, addition, subtraction


  • Developing understanding and use of the writing process – plan, write, improve and publish

  • Recounts – orientation – who, what, where, why, when, how, body, personal comment

  • Descriptions – using the fives senses to describe


  • Class reading programme will include: alphabet, weekly poem, shared/guided reading, independent reading, library skills programme 

  • Students will be taught skills and strategies to help them read a variety of texts and develop deeper understanding

Te Reo

  • Karakia

  • Greet, farewell, and acknowledge people and respond to greetings and acknowledgments

Physical Education

  • Cross Country- endurance training

  • Ball skills (hitting, kicking, catching and throwing)


How The world Works

  • What changes do we see in everyday life?

  • How can we create change?

  • Science experiments that create change



Brain food and water: Please ensure that your child brings a piece of fruit or a vegetable to school each day. These will be eaten while tasks are being completed in class. Please cut large fruit into pieces and send it in a container or zip-lock bag. Students can bring water bottles and drink during class time. Please ensure that all lunch boxes and drink bottles are named.

Winter Uniform: This consists of black shoes, skorts/skirts/shorts, a short or long sleeve polo shirt, black or white short socks and a jumper. Please ensure all items of clothing are named clearly.

Book bags: Book bags should be at school every day.

Diary Dates for Term 2: 

  • Pizza Lunch- this can be ordered through Kindo (By 10am Wednesday) and is delivered to the student on Thursday at lunch time

  • Counties Manukau Sport - Thursdays 9am (weeks 1-4) - bring PE uniform

  • Week 2- Book Week - Friday 10 May -book character dress up day, Parents/Grandparents reading to classes.

  • Friday 17 May- Pink shirt Day- Anti Bullying

  • Clevedon School Cross Country- date to be confirmed

  • Monday 3 June- Queen’s Birthday

  • Friday 5 July- Last day of term- school closes at 2pm

Our Totara teachers:

Mrs Kelly Cowan- Room 11

Mrs Chane Van Tonder- Room 12

Mrs Nicole Fraser - Room 13

Miss Miranda Huang / Mrs Rachel Ryan / Mrs Jodie Boyle - POD 3